Mandy's To-Do List
04/22/2016 - 05/08/2016 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Bellingham Theatre Guild
1600 H Street
The Bellingham Theatre Guild is proud to present “August: Osage County” by Tracy Letts, directed by Marla Bronstein. This Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning play, widely considered to be one of the most important works of the 21 Century, runs April 22nd to May 8th at at the BTG. (Note that this play carries content and language warnings; please see the website or call the ticket office for details).
Show times are Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, with 2:00 pm matinees on Sundays. Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for seniors 62+ and students. Ticketing is available online or 1:00 to 6:00 pm Tuesdays through Saturdays at the Guild Box Office.
04/28/2016 - 04/29/2016 - All Day at Bellingham Senior Activity Center
315 Halleck St
04/29/2016 - 04/30/2016 - All Day at The Upfront Theatre
1208 Bay Street
The Improvathon is back and better than ever! Improvisers from The Upfront Theatre will perform 27 straight hours of improv on stage starting Friday, April 29th at 8pm and ending 27 hours later, Saturday April 30th at 11pm with a new show starts nearly every hour, including The Upfront’s most popular formats.
Local non-profits will also be participating by trying to log as many hours in the audience as possible for their organization. There are prizes this year for the top three non-profits.
Improvathon tickets are available online for the opening and closing performances, as well as “Hardcore” and “VIP” passes. Shows from midnight to 6pm on Saturday only cost $5 and will be available only at the door throughout the event, based on availability. Individual shows are $5 or $12 depending on the hour, the “Stay as Long as You Can” pass is $20, a “HARDCORE” pass is $50, and “VIP” pass is $75.
04/29/2016 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at American Legion Post 7
Fundraising event hosted by American Legion Post 7 for the American Legion Post 7 youth baseball program. There will be a silent auction and spaghetti dinner. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the American Legion Post 7 on Bakerview Road in Bellingham.
04/29/2016 - 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm at Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa
4876 Haxton Way Trail
Get your tickets for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County’s “Inspire Higher Dreams” Gala & Auction on Friday, April 29th in the Event Center at Silver Reef! Bid during a live and silent auction on items like:
-Tickets to Adele at KeyArena on July 25th
-A week stay at a very elegant resort in Puerto Vallarta with two championship golf courses on the property.
-A Pig roast for 100 people and a keg of beer
-A Weber grill with more than 10 lbs of meat and salmon
After the auction, dance to music from The Atlantics! Click here for tickets!
04/29/2016 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Bellingham High School
2020 Cornwall Ave
Whatcom Literacy Council is hosting its 20th annual Trivia Bee & Silent Auction on Friday, April 29th at 7pm at Bellingham High School. The fundraiser will be hosted by Jeopardy champ Ken Jennings and KAFE’s own Scotty VanDryver. Tickets to watch the teams compete are $15 per person or $30 for a family pack.
04/30/2016 - All Day at BelleWood Acres
6140 Guide Meridian Rd.,
It’s an all-day benefit for the bees on Saturday, April 30th at Bellewood Acres! The Apple Blossom & Honey Bee Festival includes a 5K run, seminars & demos, a ‘Queen of the Sun’ movie screening, a Pearl Django concert, family photos and more! (There is a cover charge for some events)
Register for the 5K at email@example.com. Your $20 entry benefits WSU Bee Research.
04/30/2016 - 8:00 am - 10:30 am at Lynden Community/ Senior Center
401 Grover St
Fundraiser breakfast serving pancakes (blueberry or regular) or French Toast, with blueberry sauce, eggs, sausage, orange juice and coffee. Open to the public, all ages. Prepared and served by volunteers to benefit senior programs and services at the Lynden Senior/Community Center. $5 for adults, $3 for children.
04/30/2016 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at Bellingham Public Library
210 Central Avenue
Birchwood Garden Club’s 24th Annual Plant Sale will be held Saturday, April 30th from 9am-12pm in the lower level conference room of The Bellingham Central Library. Annuals, perennials, indoor plants and veggie starts, pots, books and choice selections from members gardens will be available at the sale. Come early for best selection! Proceeds from the sale benefit numerous community organizations including maintenance of The Whatcom Museum and Bellingham Public Library gardens along with donations of gardening literature for both adults and children.
04/30/2016 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at Everson Elementary School
216 Everson Goshen Road
The Everson Garden Club Plant Sale is Saturday, April 30th from 9am-1pm on the Everson Elementary School lawn. The Club will offer lots of colorful perennials, (unusual as well as the old stand-bys), natives, shrubs and small trees at well-below retail prices. All of their plants thrive in Whatcom County. Vendors will offer veggie starts, specialty plants and crafts. Directions from Bellingham: Take Sunset east, left on Hannegan Road, right on Pole Road. The school is on the left as you enter Everson. For information contact Linda Burpee, 592-5456.